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Tauktae Cyclone News: Water orgy of ‘Tauktae’ in Mumbai, water logging due to heavy rains in many areas, hundreds of trees fell

Tauktae-Cyclone effect in Mumbai Goa Gujarat

In Mumbai, due to the cyclonic storm ‘Tauktae’, many areas are receiving heavy rains on Monday. Trees fell in many places due to strong winds and high highs were seen in the sea. At the same time, all operations at Mumbai Airport will be closed from 11 am to 4 pm due to the storm.

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Cyclone ‘Tauktae’ has turned into a very severe storm in the south and western states of the country. The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) said that during the last 24 hours, heavy rains and strong winds in South India killed 7 people and caused hundreds of houses to collapse. Now the cyclone is moving towards Maharashtra and Gujarat. Due to this, some trains have had to be partially or completely canceled by South Western Railway, Southern Railway and Western Railway. According to TV reports, due to the storm, Corona vaccines will not be installed in Mumbai on Monday. On the other hand, all operations at Mumbai Airport will be closed from 11 am to 4 pm due to the storm.

The Bandra-Worli Sea Link in Mumbai has been closed for traffic until further orders due to the cyclonic storm. The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has appealed to the people to take alternative routes. Due to the cyclonic storm, many areas in Mumbai are receiving heavy rain on Monday. Trees fell in many places due to strong winds and high waves were seen in the sea. Water is coming on the roads near Mumbai’s Gate Way of India.

IMD guessed its vulnerability

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) said that Hurricane ‘Tauktae’ has turned into a ‘severe cyclonic storm’. It is expected to reach the Gujarat coast on Monday evening. Private company ‘Skymet’ has projected it to reach somewhere between Mahuva and Porbandar region in Gujarat, close to Diu. He said that it can be seen in the vicinity of 100 kilometers. Cyclone Tauktae is 120 km above the East Central Arabian Sea in Mumbai and slightly more than 200 km from Veraval. The cyclonic storm is moving north towards the Gujarat coast. The IMD forecasts the intensity of the storm to see its intensity. According to IMD, the eye of the storm is about 25 km in diameter which looks well but is likely to intensify in the next 6 hours.

Mumbai Mayor came out to take stock of the situation amid heavy rains

Mumbai is receiving heavy rains due to cyclonic storm Tauktae. During this time trees have fallen at many places. There have been 132 incidents of tree felling in Mumbai alone. Trees have been reported to fall in 8 places in Navi Mumbai, 22 in Kalyan-Dombivli and 28 in Thane. On the other hand, Mumbai Mayor Kishori Pednekar visited the Worli Sea Face Area and Dadar and took stock of the situation.

Heavy rain with strong winds in Mumbai

Cyclone is moving towards Maharashtra. Mumbai is raining heavily with strong winds. Jogeshwari area of ​​Mumbai is in a state of drought due to storms and rain. After heavy rains, many areas have been flooded. There has been a problem with water logging. Meanwhile, Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Monday reviewed the situation in Mumbai, Thane and other coastal districts. More than 12 thousand citizens have been evacuated from the coastal areas to safer places. The CM will also hold a meeting with the officials of the State Disaster Management Authority this afternoon.

Heavy rains in parts of Mumbai, North Konkan, Thane and Palghar

According to the Meteorological Department, on Monday, parts of Mumbai, North Konkan, Thane and Palghar in Maharashtra are receiving heavy rains with strong winds. The storm is expected to move northwest and reach the Gujarat coast by the evening of 17 May.

Warning of heavy rains in these areas of Gujarat

The IMD said that the Tauktae Cyclone is likely to move north-northwest and reach the Gujarat coast this evening. Between 8 am and 11 pm, the storm may cross between Porbandar and Mahuva (Bhavnagar district) in a very grueling form. During this period, the wind will move from 155-165 kmph to 185 kmph. According to IMD, heavy to very heavy rainfall is likely at some places in Saurashtra districts like Gir Somnath, Amreli, Bhavnagar, Junagadh, Botad and Diu. In the districts of the Gujarat region, namely, Valsad, Navsari and Daman, Dadra Nagar Haveli may also receive heavy rains.

‘Tauktae’ changed into a severe cyclonic storm

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) said on Monday that Hurricane ‘Tauktae’ has turned into a ‘Cyclonic Cyclone’. IMD said that the storm took a formidable form in the early hours of Monday. The department had previously not anticipated any of its macabre forms. IMD reported that during the last six hours, it moved north-northwestwards at a speed of about 20 kmph and has now turned into a cyclonic storm. Due to this, winds are now running at a speed of 180-190 kmph, which is estimated to run at a speed of 210 kmph. The IMD, however, said that its vulnerability would be less when it reached the Gujarat coast.

Cyclone moves beyond Kerala coast

According to IMD, four people died and 73 villages were badly affected in coastal districts in Karnataka due to the storm. Around 120 houses in the Dakshina Kannada district collapsed due to heavy rains. At the same time, two people died due to this cyclone in Kerala. 15 fishermen who went to sea from Kozhikode went missing. According to IMD officials, the cyclone has moved off the Kerala coast.

Alert issued for Gujarat, Daman and Diu

According to the Meteorological Department, it will cross the coast of the state between Porbandar and Mahuva in Bhavnagar district in the early hours of 18 May. IMD said that it has issued an alert for Gujarat, Daman and Diu. Here the wind can move at a speed of 150–160 km per hour. Wind speeds can also reach 175 kilometers per hour in some areas.

WhatsApp alert to officials

Close contact with the Indian Meteorological Department and the State Government is being maintained by the departmental officers in the affected area through WhatsApp for regular updates. A hotline has been ensured between the disaster control room of the headquarters and the disaster control rooms of the division. To prepare the Engineering Department of the respective divisions to deal with the situation with the arrangement of tree-cutting equipment, DG sets, diesel-driven pumps, earth moving equipment, JCB, utility vehicles, adequate fuel resources, etc. and ready for any assistance at the time of need. Is placed on alert.

Be careful till Tuesday

The Indian Meteorological Department has predicted that cyclonic storms are expected to hit the coast of Gujarat in the period of 16 to 18 May. In this situation, light to moderate rainfall is expected at many places and heavy to very heavy rainfall at different places. In addition, strong winds at speeds of 40–50 kmph which reach 60 kmph gradually increase to become thunderstorms and strong winds with speeds ranging from the early hours of May 18 at speeds of 90 – 100 kmph. It will remain at 115 kmph and after that, it has been predicted to increase gradually from the morning of 18th.

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